But the main reason she agreed to sign on was that Penikett was involved. Karpluk and Penikett soon found themselves back in Toronto for a frigid winter shoot, living together in a rented condo.“We basically spent every waking second together running lines,” Karpluk says. He is Alar, a wizard-warrior from another dimension who is being hunted by an otherworldly fiend.
She had been friends with the actor, best known for his stint as Karl Agathon on Battlestar Galactica, for 15 years, going back to when both where fledgling thespians at Vancouver’s Lyric School of Acting. Together they attempt to figure out the secrets that are putting both their worlds in peril.
It was the first clue that the actress was probably better suited to TV and film than treading the boards.
Alongside her recurring role on Rookie Blue for the past two years, she has also starred in Saving Hope, Life Unexpected, The L Word and Godiva’s.
Canadian Screen Awards - Shaw Media Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role, Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Program or Series produced for Digital Media – Fiction Assault on Wall Street, Mrs.
“With these web series, if you have a family or are busy and only have 10 minutes, you can still sit down and watch one.Two days into the shoot, the actor asked “So, Karpluk, how do you know these guys? Karpluk can also be seen on traditional TV these days as the mysterious Officer Juliette Ward in Season 6 of Rookie Blue.But for most, she is still Erica Strange, the troubled, time-travelling character she played for four seasons on CBC’s cult comedy-drama Being Erica.You’re still getting a full story, it’s just in a more condensed time. Scroll down and check out her slim body, short and/or medium dark brown hairstyles & haircuts.
Unlike every other TV Series that clogs the channel with unattainable perfection (Gossip Girl, The Hills, The City) Karpluk’s character Erica Strange has relatable flaws, embarrassing moments, psychotic anxiety attacks and real life problems. I hung out with a Jewish couple in Vancouver to try and get a better understanding – that was the one thing that was foreign to me, but after listening to them talk and hanging out with them I thought ‘you know what?